“Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.” –
“The Sabbath was given as a perpetual covenant, a constant reminder that the Lord may sanctify His people.” – Russell M. Nelson
This Day in LDS History
1883: Paul Haslinger, the first convert in Austria, is baptized.
1925: Russell C. Taylor, later a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, is born in Red Mesa, Colorado
1967: Elder Spencer W. Kimball visits northern Brazil on a fact-finding assignment to determine whether to expand or cut back missionary activity in the area. Within a year, a new mission is created, and later, as a result of President Kimball’s Revelation on priesthood, northern Brazil becomes one of the most successful missionary fields in the church.